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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI): Scholarship Awards

Date posted: 05/27/2010

Award: $5,000

Field: ethnic minorities, Hispanic students

Eligibility: Hispanic citizens and permanent, lawful residents/asylees of the U.S. who have been accepted into a graduate degree program; Applicants must demonstrate financial need as well as a history of community involvement. Strong writing skills.

Contact Information:

Name: Anissa Perez-Perla
Phone: 202-543-1771
Fax: 202-546-2143
Address: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute 911 2nd Street NE Washington, DC 20002
Web site:

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The mission of CHCI Scholarship Program is to provide critical financial assistance that will increase graduation rates among Latino students in post-secondary education. CHCI's scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. There is no GPA or academic major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply. Toll Free #: 1-800-EXCEL-DC

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